7 Stories That Made Us Smile This Week
We're revisiting this week's happiest stories in honor of People's List
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We picked seven stories from the past week that brightened up our days, in honor of the limited ABC series People’s List – and we think they’re just what you need for a mental uplift.
Britney Spears releases the first single from her new album
She’s back! On Thursday night, Brit Brit dropped “Make Me,” the first track from her upcoming ninth album.
The sultry new song features rapper G-Eazy and is sure to be playing on repeat in fans’ homes this weekend.
Model works out with chillest cat ever
We don’t know what’s more impressive about Instagram favorite Travis DesLaurier: his killer abs or his ultra-obedient cat.
In a video posted to his account, the model’s orange tabby, Jacob, calmly keeps him company during a quick workout. Meanwhile, we swoon.
Twins who were born holding hands are closer than ever
This week, PEOPLE checked in with Jenna and Jillian Thistlethwaite, 2-year-old twins who were born holding hands in 2014.
“My heart just melted,” mom Sarah Thistlethwaite told PEOPLE about her daughters’ Cesarean section birth. “Even my husband got tears in his eyes – I don’t know that anybody in the room had a dry eye. It was the most amazing beautiful moment.”
Thistlethwaite said the pair’s connection has only grown stronger in the past two years. “If one twin is crying, the other will try to find a way to comfort her, like going to find a pacifier or rubbing the other’s back or offering a hug. They always take care of each other.”
Video of passionate keyboardist goes viral
The Internet couldn’t get enough of Anna Eberhart this week. A video of the 17-year-old keyboardist’s dramatic performance with the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corp has already earned 3.5 million Facebook views and counting.
“It’s been pretty crazy,” Eberhart told PEOPLE about her newfound fame. “Whenever we go to perform at shows, random people in the parking lot come up to me and ask for pictures and point at me and say, ‘Hey are you the crazy pit girl?’ ”
“I didn’t even know that anyone was recording me,” she added. “That’s just what I do!”
Jeremy Zuttah’s dog walks down the aisle at his wedding
Baltimore Ravens center Jeremy Zuttah knew he needed his best friend by his side on one of the biggest days of his life.
“I just could not imagine getting married without him,” Zuttah’s now-wife Heran Haile told BaltimoreRavens.com about the couple’s dog, Ace. “He’s with us every day everywhere we go. I thought everyone was crazy about their dog like I am.”
After a little bit of extra obedience training, the pup was ready to walk down the aisle in an adorable tux.
Gina Rodriguez visits Sesame Street
The Jane the Virgin star stopped by the famous neighborhood to catch Elmo up on his Spanish ABCs.
Now, if Rodriguez had been our teacher back in school, we might have paid a little bit more attention.
Comedian hilariously spoofs celebrity moms’ sexy pics
Celeste Barber is taking aim at celebrities’ super-glam photo shoots. The Australian comedian has been parodying Hollywood moms’ Instagram posts with hilarious side-by-side comparisons.
“I wanted to see how I would look if I attempted to recreate some really privileged peoples’ ‘everyday, normal’ selfies,” Barber told PEOPLE. “I’m an actor and comedian, so I started #celestechallengeaccepted to make people laugh.”
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